barque

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barque:

see barkbark
or barque
, sailing vessel with three masts, of which the mainmast and the foremast are square-rigged while the mizzenmast is fore-and-aft-rigged. Although the word was once used to mean any small boat, later barks were sometimes quite large (up to 6,000 tons).
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barque

(esp US), bark
a sailing ship of three or more masts having the foremasts rigged square and the aftermast rigged fore-and-aft
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